Synthesis of MgMnSiO4 and Its Application as Cathode Material for Magnesium Battery
Orthosilicate MgMnSiO4 was prepared by sol-gel route and a subsequent heating procedure as a cathode material for rechargeable magnesium batteries. XRD patterns showed that MgMnSiO4 has a orthorhombic system with space group Pbnm(62). MgMnSiO4 presents good electrochemical behaviors at 10 mAg-1 discharge current density with specific capacity 130.1 mAhg-1 after 20 cycles. The results show that MgMnSiO4 could be a potential cathode material for high-energy magnesium secondary battery.
Magnesium battery; MgMnSiO4; positive electrode
This work was supported by a grant from the Natural Science Foundation of Shandong (No. ZR2009FQ027) and the National Undergraduate Training Programs for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (201310448025).
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